Startup UCLA: Virtual Summer Speaker Series With Kwanza Jones

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021 | 05:00 PM

Virtual | Pacific Time

Entrepreneurship is powerful. It allows us to solve problems, innovate, and ultimately, make the world better.

It's not easy starting your own business. In fact, it will probably be one of the hardest things you’ll ever have to do. If you have a moment of self-doubt, tune into this action-inspiring chat Kwanza Jones had with entrepreneurs at Startup UCLA.

Startup UCLA is an organization that boosts entrepreneurs at UCLA by connecting them with successful entrepreneurs and investors.

The pandemic affected many businesses, but it also presented opportunities to get innovative. If you're looking to climb up the entrepreneurial success ladder, here are some tips Kwanza gave that could boost you:

  • Do not make enemies with anyone, and learn from absolutely everyone.
  • Persistence is an invaluable quality, and it’s often what will make the difference between success and failure.
  • At the early stages of your startup, your personal brand and story are all you have, so make sure it's authentic.

Entrepreneurs boost the world. So remember to keep your head held high, your network strong, and stay committed to your craft.

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Every opportunity is a learning opportunity

- Kwanza Jones

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